The Plan S Rights Retention Strategy is an administrative and legal burden, not a sustainable open access solution

  title={The Plan S Rights Retention Strategy is an administrative and legal burden, not a sustainable open access solution},
  author={Shaun Yon-Seng Khoo},
  journal={Insights the UKSG journal},
  • S. Khoo
  • Published 2021
  • Law
  • Insights the UKSG journal
to inform publishers that the author accepted manuscript (AAM) will be made available under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence. The laudable stated aim of the RRS is to achieve immediate open access to research outputs, while preserving journal choice for authors. However, proponents of the RRS overlook the significant administrative and legal burdens that the RRS places on authors and readers. Even though compliance with existing green open access (self-archiving) policies is poor… 


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